Hindus welcome BBC plan to produce films on Hinduism

Shown on BBC One, a new documentary strand of five films a year will reportedly explore faith and ethical issues in all the major religions in stimulating and contemporary new ways, including Hinduism. Hindu statesman Rajan Zed, in a statement in Nevada (USA) today,...

Hindus welcome Canadian Catholic monastery hosting yoga programs

Hindus have welcomed Le Monastère des Augustines in Quebec City (Canada), whose “practices are rooted in the Augustinian Sisters’ mission”, for hosting various yoga programs. Le Monastère des Augustines bears witness to the lifestyle and social mission of the Order of...

Hindu Community Center approved in Pennsylvania

Hilltown Township Board of Supervisors in Pennsylvania has reportedly unanimously approved land development plan for Swaminarayan Community Center. According to reports, the groundbreaking of this about 4,400 square foot Center on about 11.4 acres plot is expected in...

Hindus seek equality in UK marriage law

Hindus are seeking equality for minority religions/denominations in United Kingdom (UK) marriage law. GOV.UK website, under “Religious ceremonies” in “Marriages and civil partnerships in the UK”, states: “You don’t usually need to give notice with the register office...

Hindus urge Europe to eliminate prejudices against its Roma populace

Hindus are urging for immediate end to apartheid conditions of European Roma in view of findings of the recent Pew Research Center (PRC) survey which concluded that “Roma widely rejected” in Central and Eastern Europe. The results of survey—“Religious Belief and...

Etsy removes Lord Ganesha toilet seat within 2 hours of Hindu protest

Brooklyn (New York) headquartered e-commerce company Etsy, Inc. withdrew toilet seat carrying image of Hindu deity Lord Ganesha from its website within less than two hours after upset Hindus protested, calling it “highly inappropriate”. “Ganesha Toilet Seat”, earlier...